The recently released NetBeans 8 holds a great gift for all Java Embedded Developers:
Build-in support for Remote Java Standard Edition platform.
To introduce this great and handy feature I created some screencasts:
Part2: JavaFX on Pi
Part 3 – Remote Platform Debugging
José Pereda has also blogged about this feature in action: He and Mark Heckler used it in a distributed environment for their talk G-Force! Self-Powering Global Sensor Nets for IoT (JFokus 2014).
In addition to the support for a full JRE Environment its also worth to mention there is a nice editor as a fronted to the “recreate”-command provided by the all new EJDK 8:
But by now I can’t find other approaches that are such seamless and well integrated as NetBeans Remote Platform support.